The Short Version

We do not set 3rd party tracking cookies on this website, nor do we share your information with any 3rd party for marketing purposes

We do not currently set first-party tracking cookies on this website.

We only ask for your email address and name (optional) to let you know about changes to the website. We do not share this information with any 3rd party.

The Long Version

Who We Are

Dales.Net (‘we’ or ‘us’ or ‘our’) gather and process your personal information in accordance with this privacy notice and in compliance with the relevant data protection Regulation and laws. This notice provides you with the necessary information regarding your rights and our obligations, and explains how, why and when we process your personal data.

Our website address is

Information That We Collect

Dales.Net processes your personal information to meet our legal, statutory and contractual obligations and to provide you with our products and services. We will never collect any unnecessary personal data from you and do not process your information in any way, other than as specified in this notice.

Information that we may collect from you is:

  • Name
  • Personal Email

We collect information in the ways below:


  • Face to face meetings
  • Email Correspondence


  • Online email list subscription form


We do not set 3rd party or first-party tracking cookies on this website.

How We Use Your Personal Data

Dales.Net takes your privacy very seriously and will never disclose, share or sell your data without your consent; unless required to do so by law. We only retain your data for as long as is necessary and for the purpose(s) specified in this notice. Where you have consented to us providing you with promotional offers and marketing, you are free to withdraw this consent at any time. The purposes and reasons for processing your personal data are detailed below:

Uses to which data is used stored at the site:


  • Send you email notifications which you have specifically requested
  • Send you our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to our business, where you have specifically agreed to this (we will not do this by default – we will not send newsletter marketing information unless you explicitly ask us to)

Note that we may process your personal data for more than one lawful ground depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data

We will not provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

Sharing and Using Your Personal Information

We do not share or disclose any of your personal information without your consent, other than for the purposes specified in this notice or where there is a legal requirement. Dales.Net uses third-parties to provide the below services and business functions; however, all processors acting on our behalf only process your data in accordance with instructions from us and comply fully with this privacy notice, the data protection laws and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.

We share your data with the following partners:

  • Our technology partners – to ensure the online experience and communications are the best they can be
  • Our accreditation bodies – to ensure full legal compliance with our accreditations
  • Our appointed auditing and legal partners – to perform our legal responsibilities to our stakeholder

Safeguarding Measures

Dales.Net takes your privacy seriously and takes every reasonable measure and precaution to protect and secure your personal data. We work hard to protect you and your information from unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction and have several layers of security measures in place, including:

  • SSL access to the website
  • IT authentication
  • Firewalls
  • Anti-virus/malware software
  • Restricted access to data for essential personnel only.
  • Encryption of personal data at webserver
  • Locked and secure filing/archiving locations on site
  • Password protected infrastructure including devices like mobile phones

Transfers Outside the UK (if applicable)

Dales.Net utilise some products or services (or parts of them) that may be hosted/stored in non-UK countries, which means that we may transfer any information which is submitted by you through the website outside the United Kingdom (“UK”) for the below purposes:

When you use our website sign up to our email newsletter, the personal information you submit may be stored on servers which are hosted in The United States of America. However, the website is currently hosted in the United Kingdom.

Where this is the case, we will take steps to ensure that those providers use the necessary level of protection for your information and abide by strict agreements and measures set out by Dales.Net to protect your data and comply with the relevant data protection laws.

Consequences of Not Providing Your Data

You are not obligated to provide your personal information to Dales.Net, however, as this information is required for us to provide you with our services/deliver your products/legitimate interests, we will not be able to offer some/all our services without it.

How Long We Keep Your Data

Dales.Net only ever retains personal information for as long as is necessary and we have strict review and retention policies in place to meet these obligations. We are required under UK tax law to keep your basic personal data (name, address, contact details) for a minimum of 6 years after which time it will be destroyed.